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Invasion! DHS Source Tells Why Military Train in U.S. Cities
The Allegiant ^ | February 6, 2013. | David Bard

Posted on 02/11/2013 11:57:07 AM PST by Nachum

A news article was sent to me earlier this week. It appeared in the Beaufort Gazette. The article stated that later this week about 150 Marines and Navy personnel will hold realistic urban training in Jasper County, South Carolina.

This was one of many joint military-local law enforcement exercises that had come to my attention in less than one month. Held in cities across the U.S., they were becoming more common and more intense. But why? Why train in populated towns and cities where accidents could produce unnecessary casualties?

The Gazette further reported that the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit will train within Ridgeland town limits. The times and exact locations for the training are not being announced, according to 2nd Lt. Gerard R. Farao.

A little background on the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU). It is one of seven Marine Expeditionary Units. A MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force with a strength of about 2,200 personnel. The MEU consists of four major parts: a command element, a ground combat element, an aviation combat element, and a logistics element. The 26th MEU was establishment in the early 1970s and has deployed extensively, and participated in numerous combat and contingency operations. The 26th MEU is based out of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

I was once stationed at Camp Lejuene, NC. As a Navy Corpsman, I helped care for Marines. I tell you this because inevitably there will be those that assume I hold some anti-military motive. Quite the contrary. This writer is a Navy veteran, receiver of a Navy Commendation medal for lifesaving, Fleet Marine Force Expeditionary medal (2) and several letters of commendation – among other ribbons and medals. I also spent time at Camp Lejuene.

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TOPICS: Conspiracy
KEYWORDS: banglist; bloodofdhs; bloodofjbt; bloodoftyrants; cw2; cwii; cwiiping; dhs; donttreadonme; govtabuse; guncontrol; invasion; jbt; military; nazistate; obama; policestate; secondamendment; train; tyranny; waronliberty
Preferring to remain unnamed for obvious reasons, he told me, “DHS and DOD are conducting desensitizing exercises all across the U.S.,” he paused, then added, “we’re being prepared for mass civil unrest in major U.S. cities. DOD will be expected to help – when we’re requested.”
1 posted on 02/11/2013 11:57:14 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Sounds like a planned mass violation of Posse Comitatas.


2 posted on 02/11/2013 12:00:46 PM PST by BuffaloJack (Children, pets, and slaves get taken care of. Free Men take care of themselves.)
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To: Nachum

States need to fund their own militias. They can be used in any upcoming civil unrest instead of inviting in the feds. They will also be useful in removing the monopoly of force from the federal government should the states need to nullify unconstitutional federal action.


3 posted on 02/11/2013 12:06:20 PM PST by RightOnTheBorder
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To: Nachum

Isn’t civil unrest a job, if it comes to that, for the National Guard and not the U.S. Military.


4 posted on 02/11/2013 12:06:45 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: BuffaloJack

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posse_Comitatus_Act


5 posted on 02/11/2013 12:07:14 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: Nachum

“Although there is no danger, Farao said residents should stay away if they see training under way or uniformed personnel.”

Why do we have to ‘stay away’ if there’s no danger?


6 posted on 02/11/2013 12:17:16 PM PST by MeganC (Liberals fool people by walking upright.)
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To: Nachum

So, an unnamed source high up in the DHS thinks that there will be civil unrest this summer, and that the urban exercises are to desensitize citizens to the military. I tend to roll my eyes, but considering all the current events and the government buying over a billion rounds of hollow points, they obviously are worried about it.


7 posted on 02/11/2013 12:24:21 PM PST by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: Nachum
I agree that the coming civil unrest is the primary motive behind such military activity. In addition, the troops do obtain experience of fighting in an urban environment. Lastly,the reason for pusing a "Diverse" military is to achieve an army ready, willing and able to fire on Euroamericans.

Unlike the article which states it will start this summer, I don't think fighting against the left and its government will break out that soon. We simply are not ready psychologically, politically and socially.

8 posted on 02/11/2013 12:28:49 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: MeganC
Why do we have to ‘stay away’ if there’s no danger?

I say get as close as possible without being detected. Watch. Record video. Learn. Disseminate info. It will be needed.

9 posted on 02/11/2013 12:29:12 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Here once the embattled farmers stood... And fired the shot heard round the world.)
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To: Sender

Other way round. The exercise is to desensitize the military to firing on their citizens.


10 posted on 02/11/2013 12:29:51 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

They ain`t immune from IED`s in Afghanistan.


11 posted on 02/11/2013 12:32:15 PM PST by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Marchione.)
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To: Nachum

bump for later.


12 posted on 02/11/2013 12:38:26 PM PST by tiki
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To: Sender
they obviously are worried about it

regarding this current administration in the WH, does the architect worry about the reason for their design or worry about something going wrong when implementing their design??

13 posted on 02/11/2013 12:41:44 PM PST by drypowder
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To: Buckeye McFrog

exactly


14 posted on 02/11/2013 12:42:09 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: sten
There are cities all over the world (europe, mideast, asia) where our military reside and can train for this "urban" stuff.

These US cities are chosen specifically because they need to be trained on those city layouts.

All imo of course.

15 posted on 02/11/2013 12:46:19 PM PST by CygnusXI (Im back!)
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To: RoosterRedux
"Isn’t civil unrest a job..."

Well, Bill Errs, JJJr. and the Rev Al seem to make it work.

16 posted on 02/11/2013 12:50:27 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Nachum
DHS and DOD are conducting desensitizing exercises all across the U.S.,” he paused, then added, “we’re being prepared for mass civil unrest in major U.S. cities. DOD will be expected to help – when we’re requested.”

I wish that our Repub governors in these states would immediately issue an executive order, or a legislative bill, that would explicitly PROHIBIT the feds from conducting any such military exercises in any of their cities.....and that local LE, county sheriffs & state patrols would be given the express right to shut down and/or arrest any participants in such exercises.

17 posted on 02/11/2013 1:00:32 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: Nachum
At no time during my time there were “realistic urban training” exercises conducted in towns and cities. This is a recent development.

I live in VA Beach, VA. We're in a verrrry big military area. There's the Navy Base in Norfolk, NAS Norfolk, Little Creek Amphibious Base, Ft Story, Dam Neck, Oceana Master Jet Base. All just in Norfolk and Virginia Beach and I have never in the 35 years I've lived here ever witnessed these kinds of training exercises. Ever. I think we need to take these reports seriously. Something's up and it smells pretty rotten.

18 posted on 02/11/2013 1:03:40 PM PST by pgkdan ( "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Paladin2

Heheh...that’s not a job, that’s a career.


19 posted on 02/11/2013 1:13:01 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: bunkerhill7

The muzzies have a ready supply of raw material for IED making. Not so in the US.


20 posted on 02/11/2013 1:13:17 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: Nachum
Governments train their armies to fight the wars they are planning to wage.

Apparently obongo is getting ready to declare a shooting war on Americans.

21 posted on 02/11/2013 1:19:12 PM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: doorgunner69

Look under your kitchen and bathroom sinks, you have plenty of material; you just need to know what to combine together.


22 posted on 02/11/2013 1:22:42 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: MeganC

‘Why do we have to ‘stay away’ if there’s no danger?’

Comrade MeganC, why are you being so difficult? You realize no doubt that His Holiness Obama is just looking out for our safety.

Come over here comrade, we have a nice shower for you.


23 posted on 02/11/2013 1:24:28 PM PST by Delta Dawn (at)
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To: Sirius Lee

This crap started during Klinton’s time and was followed up with Bush. The first I heard of it was when soldiers at Ft. Bragg N.C. set up traffic stops to do “citizen checks”. When they buy so much ammo and set up this kind of practices you have to know where they are headed. Not good for you all those “right-wing” terrorists. Coming to a city next to you if not already! Glad I am part of the left wing, tree hugging, global warming, welfare recipient, Uncle Sam’s plantation group. I won’t have to worry about this............... God bless us all.


24 posted on 02/11/2013 1:29:23 PM PST by Ab Alius Domitor ("In the end; the winner")
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To: Nachum
They have urban mock ups on bases. There is no training reason to go into real cities unless they plan real action there.
Whatever happened to concern for civilians and children all of a sudden? It's gone!
Does not pass the smell test.
If I had any indication they are preparing for a foreign invasion on American soil I might view it differently.
However, with the sudden push to disarm civilians, the list of highly disturbing "concerns" from DHS, and knowing who's in charge right now, all I sense is their expected enemy is us Americans.

25 posted on 02/11/2013 1:34:51 PM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Travis McGee; Jack Black; SunkenCiv

Ping


26 posted on 02/11/2013 1:37:59 PM PST by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: drypowder
regarding this current administration in the WH, does the architect worry about the reason for their design or worry about something going wrong when implementing their design??

The former is Soro's the customer's business; the later is the Democrat's engineer's. The architect's worry is whether or not the design meets the required aesthetics and utilitarian parameters Soros the customer requires.

27 posted on 02/11/2013 1:44:03 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: RoosterRedux
Isn’t civil unrest a job, if it comes to that, for the National Guard and not the U.S. Military.

All obama has to do is federalize the troops - ergo, the state can do nothing - the next line of state defense are the state troopers.

28 posted on 02/11/2013 1:49:57 PM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

“I say get as close as possible without being detected. Watch. Record video. Learn. Disseminate info. It will be needed. “

here if possible!


29 posted on 02/11/2013 2:12:04 PM PST by vanilla swirl (searching for something meaningful to say)
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To: drypowder

I think that partly they are worried about reaction to implementing their designs, and partly worried about coming financial crises and further loss of employment, etc. They can see that the immediate future is going to be problematic. If and when the moochers don’t get their checks, all hell will break loose. I think that is the main reason they are so bent on getting rid of effective rifles and ammo. I really don’t think anything of that magnitude will happen this summer. In the future, possibly, if we don’t change direction.


30 posted on 02/11/2013 2:13:51 PM PST by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: Nachum

THIS article is from a LIBERAL PROGRESSIVE SOCIOPOLITICAL NETWORK. Has anyone looked at the banner? One of the posts on the liberal forum:
“What has happened to Real News?
Real news

Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather, and Walter Cronkite are a few names that are synonymous with REAL news. When these real news anchors went on the air, everyone who was tuned in could count on their information to be pertinent and accurate.”

BWAHAHAHAHAH!

These people are professional social psychologists who can get a homeless man to recycle his box home.

Please, think about what they are doing with this article. One of the posts to the original article is as follows:

Michael W Eaton · Port Republic, Maryland
“At no time during my time there were “realistic urban training” exercises conducted in towns and cities. This is a recent development.”

Not true. I was in the 24th MEU (SOC) in 1994-1996. One of the final (and largest) exercises before deploying to the Med was held on the Gulf Coast, in Gulfport, MS and New Orleans. It was conducted with the cooperation of local and state officials, and was a vital part of being ready for Special Operations before combat deployment.

A simple Google search pulled urban training exercise that date to 2000 in Atlanta (http://onlineathens.com/stories/081600/new_0816000018.shtml) among others.

I don’t think this can be termed in any way nefarious or a new shift in training.

********************************

It may not be a new shift in training but they are training more often. Maybe the campaigner in chief just likes spending money or his muslim advisor Brennan is behind it.


31 posted on 02/11/2013 2:17:43 PM PST by huldah1776
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To: ApplegateRanch
looking past the government as being the evil doers which was my point, I agree with you, those in gov are just the well paid puppets. So, how do we combat the orchestrated threat of enslavement that the average American will soon be facing? When God ordered Moses to have the Israelites conquer a people, God ordered Moses to kill all men, women and children in order to eliminate entirely the corrupt blood line. Looking at DC, obviously Moses didn't get them all.
32 posted on 02/11/2013 2:25:13 PM PST by drypowder
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To: drypowder
Why can't such “training” be held on military bases and NOT in the general public city areas? Still more gubmint deceit.
33 posted on 02/11/2013 3:00:22 PM PST by DaveA37
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To: BuffaloJack
ALTERNATIVE ANALYSIS:

The Marines have been doing this for 2 decades when the MEUSOC program was initiated. They use U.S. cities because the infrastructure cannot be replicated on base for the planning and operations. Furthermore, the Norfolk/Virginia beach; Oceanside, CA; and Jacksonville, NC areas are not typically used because of the troops' familiarity with those areas. The idea is to get them in an area where they are not familiar with. I've been in many of these operations, and it was always about development to carry out 17 specific missions overseas, in a challenging environment.

This isn't that hard to verify. Ask any Marine who has been on a MEUSOC deployment, particularly the "Maritime Special Purpose Force (MSPF); but not exclusively limted to that group. Everyone on the ship knows the deal. It's routine.

What is law enforcement involvement? To intervene if a citizen "rolls up" the recon (which has happened). Civilians tend to wig out when a group of young men with long guns and other gear accidentally get exposed.

There's nothing to see here. Concentrate on your local and state efforts dealing with constitutional protections.

34 posted on 02/11/2013 3:07:17 PM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: doorgunner69

Our Oil Fields are covered up with the stuff and some of it very close to military grade.


35 posted on 02/11/2013 3:10:53 PM PST by Patriot365
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To: Ab Alius Domitor

When and how did they do the “citizen check” and how did they get away with it?


36 posted on 02/11/2013 3:14:26 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: doorgunner69

This patriot would tend to disagree with that premise

-we ain`t been that stupoid since 2007.

“The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower”-NY State Senator Marchione
an IED can be carried in your arms and

it`s got fire= FIREARM

“Extremism in defense of LIBERTY is no vice.”- Barry Goldwater


37 posted on 02/11/2013 3:16:00 PM PST by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Marchione.)
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To: Nachum

I don’t believe the conspiracy tale. Nuclear exchanges between nations are becoming more likely than every before. Nations plan follow-up landings near military targets of their enemies and also practice defending their own military installations on the ground, including surrounding infrastructure.


38 posted on 02/11/2013 3:58:20 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Nachum

...more likely than ever before, even. ;-)


39 posted on 02/11/2013 4:01:17 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: drypowder
When God ordered Moses to have the Israelites conquer a people, God ordered Moses to kill all men, women and children in order to eliminate entirely the corrupt blood line. Looking at DC, obviously Moses didn't get them all.

Joshua; Moses was barred from entering into the Promised Land because of disobedience. -- Also interesting is the phrase "drive out" which was often used in those commands, and [I believe] indicated a desire on God's part to avoid utterly killing them (not that He wouldn't, just that He didn't wish it). (Of course His primary responsibility is to those He adopted.)

40 posted on 02/11/2013 4:20:59 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: EdReform; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks EdReform. Sidebar:

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(Obama arming DHS while disarming citizens?)
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Posted on 02/11/2013 4:04:23 AM PST by Perseverando
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2987296/posts


41 posted on 02/11/2013 5:20:37 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Kartographer; blam

DHS,DOD preparing for shtf/wrol. “Desensitizing” invasion by Feds.


42 posted on 02/11/2013 10:48:57 PM PST by dervish (either the vote was corrupt or the electorate is)
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To: Nachum

BTTT

Silly me. I thought this was a nation founded on laws.
__________________________________________

Posse Comitatus Act - Definition

This article is about a United States statute prohibiting the use of the armed forces for law enforcement. For the sheriff’s powers of law enforcement at common law, see posse comitatus. For the terrorist organization, see The Posse Comitatus.

The Posse Comitatus Act is a federal law of the United States (18 USC 1385) passed in 1878, after the end of Reconstruction, and was intended to prohibit Federal troops from supervising elections in former Confederate states. It generally prohibits Federal military personnel and units of the United States National Guard under Federal authority from acting in a law enforcement capacity within the United States, except where expressly authorized by the Constitution or Congress. The original act only referred to the Army, but the Air Force was added in 1956 and the Navy and Marine Corps have been included by a regulation of the Department of Defense. This law is mentioned whenever it appears that the Department of Defense is interfering in domestic disturbances.

There are a number of exceptions to the act. These include:

National Guard units while under the authority of the governor of a state;

Troops when used pursuant to the Federal authority to quell domestic violence as was the case during the Rodney King riots;

The President of the United States can waive this law in an emergency;

In December 1981 additional laws were enacted (codified 10 USC 371-78) clarifying permissible military assistance to civilian law enforcement agencies—including the Coast Guard—especially in combating drug smuggling into the United States. Posse Comitatus clarifications emphasize supportive and technical assistance (e.g., use of facilities, vessels, aircraft, intelligence, tech aid, surveillance) while generally prohibiting direct participation of DoD personnel in law enforcement (e.g., search, seizure, and arrests). For example, Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachments (LEDETS) serve aboard Navy vessels and perform the actual boardings of interdicted suspect drug smuggling vessels and, if needed, arrest their crews.
The relevant legislation is as follows:

Sec. 1385. - Use of Army and Air Force as posse comitatus
Whoever, except in cases and under circumstances expressly authorized by the Constitution or Act of Congress, willfully uses any part of the Army or the Air Force as a posse comitatus or otherwise to execute the laws shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.

http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Posse_Comitatus_Act


43 posted on 02/11/2013 11:14:12 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the Terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts; Sender

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


44 posted on 02/12/2013 12:27:23 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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